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Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs

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An engineer took on Brazil's urban sprawl by giving rural farmers cheap electricity. In India, a teacher tailored schools to satisfy young people set on emigration. Ideas, passion, a head for business and a desire for change describe these people, known as "social entrepreneurs." Neal Conan and guests discuss the philosophy behind social entrepreneurship.

Guest:

J.B. Schramm
*Founder and CEO of College Summit

David Bornstein
*Journalist *Author, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas(Oxford University Press, 2004)

David Green
*Founder, Project Impact

Cheryl Dahle
*Contributing Writer, Fast Company Magazine
*Project Coordinator for this month's special issue on Social Capitalist Awards

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